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cit

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noun Hinduism.
  1. pure consciousness.
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Origin of cit

From Sanskrit

cit.

C.I.T.

  1. counselor in training.
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CIT

abbreviation for (in New Zealand)
  1. Central Institute of Technology
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cit.

abbreviation for
  1. citation
  2. cited
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Word Origin and History for cit

n.

colloquial shortening of citizen, 1640s; contrasted to a countryman or a gentleman, usually with some measure of opprobrium (Johnson defines it as "A pert low townsman; a pragmatical trader").

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